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New Edition of a Go-To Guide for Would-Be Entrepreneurs and Real Estate Developers
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Sep 19, 2023, 11:49 AM ET
"Investing in Retail Properties" by Gary D. Rappaport is released with Forbes Books
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NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Investing in Retail Properties: A Guide to Structuring Partnerships for Sharing Capital Appreciation and Cash Flow, Third Edition by Gary D. Rappaport is now available. The book is published with Forbes Books, the exclusive business book publishing imprint of Forbes, and is available on Amazon today.
In the third edition of Investing in Retail Properties, Gary D. Rappaport has updated his insights for the post-pandemic normal. With strategies for navigating today's high interest rate environment and new thoughts on what makes open-air grocery-anchored neighborhood centers thrive with the right combination of retailers and non-retail uses, such as education, medical, health and wellness, Rappaport brings his time-tested expertise into a new era.
Additionally, Rappaport shares recent case studies of his students that turned his lessons into lucrative careers, and he highlights the human element behind these businesses.
Readers of Investing in Retail Properties learn the essentials of the industry including setting up a legal entity, raising equity, acquiring undervalued commercial real estate, structuring cash flow, benefiting from tax advantages, and picking out the right properties. Rappaport also shares his personal experiences growing up in Long Island and buying his first properties. His first-hand account of how to succeed in commercial real estate is designed to empower and inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs.
"I talk about structuring partnerships and building an operating business, but quite honestly, I talk about my life. I talk about my experiences. I talk about the great risks I have taken over the past 40 years as an entrepreneurial developer," said Rappaport. "I find that my students want to learn more than the technical aspects of the business. They want to know how it will affect their lives."
About Gary Rappaport
Gary D. Rappaport, CRRP, CRX, CMD, CSM, CLS, CDP is chief executive officer of McLean, VA-based RAPPAPORT, a retail real estate company he founded in 1984. RAPPAPORT stands among the shopping center industry's preeminent private owners and operators of open-air shopping centers providing leasing, tenant representation, management, and development services for more than 15 million square feet of retail space throughout the mid-Atlantic region.
Mr. Rappaport is a former trustee and chairman of the board of trustees for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). He authored the first, second, and third editions of Investing in Retail Properties, which explain how to structure real estate partnerships for sharing capital appreciation and cash flow that has been used since 2011 as a guide by other commercial real estate entrepreneurs. Mr. Rappaport is a guest lecturer and regularly teaches classes at several universities, such as the University of Michigan, Syracuse, Johns Hopkins, and Georgetown.
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